A man was shot dead by an unknown assailant in Odomi, in the Nkwanta South municipality, in Ghana’s Oti region.
“The deceased has gone to attend to nature’s call, a few meters from his home at Odomi, when the attackers ambushed and opened fire on him,” reports said.
This adds to 14 the number of persons shot dead in renewed clashes between three ethnic tribes; Adele, Challah and Akyode, in the region in less than a month.
“The shooting in the community, was believed to be a reprisal attack from Nkwanta South following similar recent killings of about 13 persons,” reports stated.
The police are yet to comment on the incident, some residents are however fleeing the town to safety.
“We could not sleep peacefully anymore as they lived in fear, not knowing when another attack could occur,” according to residents.